It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas which means it’s time to start getting yourselves organised for this year’s festive celebrations.

Here at The Bull, we have got some fantastic festive plans to give you plenty of food for thought.

We’re open throughout the whole Christmas period – bringing you an abundance of glad-tidings for all the family.

This year we will be offering customers our main seasonal menu, which will be laden with a few festive touches to please your yuletide palates. Plus, we’re continuing to offer all day dining as standard throughout the holidays and are open for key dates including Boxing Day, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.

If you’re looking to hold a Christmas party with family, friends or colleagues then we can offer a private dining experience in our cookhouse area, which can hold parties of up to 18 people. For guests of 12+ we will be offering a set menu of 3 courses priced at only £35 per person.

Please note, we will require a deposit of £10ph for those wishing to dine with us on Christmas Eve, Boxing Day & New Year’s Eve – this will be deducted from your food bill on the day.

Boxing Day and Christmas Eve are always very busy here at The Bull so we thoroughly recommend booking your table ASAP to avoid disappointment.

We so look forward to seeing all your lovely faces throughout December and hope that we can deliver the gift of fun & merriment to see you through the festive period.

See in the New Year with us

We’re keeping it simple this New Year’s Eve by just doing what we do best – offering great food, an extensive drinks list, fun atmosphere and fantastic service from our friendly team.

Bring all the family with you and book a table in either our dining room or back bar area, where you can enjoy something delicious from our main seasonal menu- last bookable table will be at 6.30pm with the bar open until 9pm- giving you time to make it home to see in the new year!

Spaces are limited, therefore we would recommend making your booking ahead of the rest. Please note, we will require a deposit of £10ph for those wishing to dine with us on New Year’s Eve – this will be deducted from your food bill on the day.

Autumn Sleepovers

These chilly Autumn evenings offer the perfect excuse for you to spoil yourself on a cosy sleepover with us here at The Bull.

Our 16th century pub offers the ultimate luxury staycation – nestled at the foot of The South Downs, we are surrounded by miles of peaceful paths and blissful views while being only a 10-minute drive from bohemian Brighto

Curl up in a cosy corner & warm yourself by the log fires whilst easing into a juicy bottle of red and some tasty locally grown produce – well deserved after a long day exploring the beautiful Sussex countryside.

After supper, snuggle-up in one of our six, individually designed, 5* rated luxury bedrooms – featuring rainfall showers, fluffy robes and Cowshed products. Dive into one of our 6ft beds while streaming your favourite series on one of our smart TVs and tuck into the well-stocked mini-bar.

Your new adventure starts here…

Are you looking for a new adventure working in ‘East Sussex’s Best Pub & Bar 2021’???

Then we’ve got some great news for you…

We are currently looking for:


  1. Full Time Chefs (of various levels)
  2. Permanent Front of House Staff (over 18s only)

Candidates should have previous experience in a busy and high-volume pub or restaurant. Excellent communication and attention to detail are also a must and, due to our rural location, all applicants must have their own transport. Shifts are variable, with evenings and weekends required.


  • Competitive salary packages.
  • Contributions towards a private Pension plan, after a qualifying period.
  • Recognised training, qualifications and career growth opportunities.
  • A rewarding bonus scheme for senior team members.

You will be supported by a friendly and experienced team, fantastic systems and some of the most amazing suppliers.

If you are passionate about hospitality and food, have previous experience and are looking for exciting new opportunities, then we want to hear from you!

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to: or call 01273 843147

The team collects award for ‘Best Pub & Bar in East Sussex’ for 2021

You may remember that in our July newsletter we let you all know how pleased we were to have been awarded ‘Best Pub and Bar in East Sussex’ for 2021 by top industry publication ‘Pub and Bar Magazine’.

Following this fantastic win, the team were invited to attend the ‘National Pub & Bar Awards Grand Final’ in London, earlier this month. A fantastic night was had by all and we took great pride in collecting our award as county winners.

The award recognises the team effort and investment our brilliant team has made over the last 18 months.

Having to constantly adapt and pivot our operation – from introducing a takeaway service, an essentials grocery store and bottle shop during the first two lockdowns; to installing our new bespoke Bedouin Garden Tent in September, we have continued to embrace the challenges, despite the difficulties faced during the covid-19 pandemic.

We will display the award proudly in our reception area and would once again like to thank you, our valued customers, for all your support over the last year or so…we wouldn’t be where we are without all of you.

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